The Locks of Dolo (Le Porte del Dolo)

Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal), Italian, 1697 - 1768

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about 1740-1744

Etching on laid paper

Plate: 11 7/8 × 17 in. (30.1 × 43.2 cm)

Sheet: 17 5/8 × 22 3/8 in. (44.8 × 56.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Jean K. Weil in memory of Adolph Weil Jr., Class of 1935

PR.997.5.27

Geography

Place Made: Italy, Europe

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Research Area

Print

Not on view

Inscriptions

Inscribed, in plate, lower left: A. Canal f.; lower center: le Porte Del Dolo

Exhibition History

A Gift to the College: The Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Weil Jr. Collection of Master Prints, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 17-December 20, 1998.

Canaletto's Vedute Prints: An Exhibition in Honor of Adolf Weil, Jr., Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 1-December 6, 2015.

Italian Master Prints of the 18th Century: Selections from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, Alabama, September 16-November 4, 1984, no. 28.

Two Views of Italy: Master Prints by Canaletto and Piranesi, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 10-September 3, 1995, no. 6.

Publication History

Timothy Rub, Egbert Haverkamp-Begemann, Kelly Pask, "A Gift to the College: The Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Weil Jr. Collection of Master Prints", Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1998, listed, p.87, no. 58.

Richard Rand and John Varriano, Two Views of Italy: Master Prints by Caneletto and Piranesi, Hanover: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 1995, p. 82, pl. 7; p. 92, no. 6.

Suzanne Folds McCullagh, Italian Master Prints of the Eighteenth Century: Selections from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery: The Museum of Fine Arts, 1984, no. 28.

Provenance

Sotheby's, London; lot 343; sold to Jean K. and Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery, Alabama, on April 26, 1979; given to present collection, 1997.

Catalogue Raisonne

R. Bromberg, Canaletto's Etchings, London, 1974, no. 6.

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